Illustration: Kraftfolio transforms walls with giant, weird, fantastic murals

Date
16 May 2014
Reading Time
1 minute read

This is something of a niche reference so please forgive me if I lose you, but do you remember that episode of The Magic Schoolbus where the bus shrinks to molecular size and travels inside Ralphie’s body? Well Kraftfolio’s recent project for Bit Hotel in Barcelona reminds me hugely of that; together with Karina Eibatova and Lesha Galkin, Edgor Kraft who heads up the studio painted the walls with a mural which looks exactly like what I imagine the inside of an illustrator’s brain to look like if you were to shrink and then travel inside it. Covered in ambiguous shapes, squiggles, colours and forms, it’s quite the transformation for the space, turning it from a plain white box into a highly original, almost biological-looking room. Just like inside Ralphie.

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Kraftfolio: Bit Hotel, Barcelona

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Maisie Skidmore

Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 as an intern before joining full time as an Assistant Editor. Maisie left It’s Nice That in July 2015.

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